Hector Elizondo

(Héctor Elizondo)

Hector Elizondo
Hector Elizondo
  • Born: December 22, 1936
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor









Héctor Elizondo is an American actor. Elizondo is best known for his television roles playing Dr. Phillip Watters on Chicago Hope and Ed Alzate on Last Man Standing, and movie roles like Mr. Grey in The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Detective Sunday in American Gigolo, Barnard Thompson in Pretty Woman, and Jon Flint in Beverly Hills Cop III.

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Ignorance is not bliss. It is oblivion. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Definitely not a sitcom, that's my first condition. No sitcoms.
Food is a passion. Food is love. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
I guess I work well with others I handle younger actors well. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I love the fact that it starts from there, and you don't know where it's gonna go. Wait long enough - love will find you. Everything's a surprise. When you think you've got it all figured out... as Emerson said, the dice of God are always loaded. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Religion & God
I never learned to cook; I was a little spoiled as far as that's concerned.
I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
I started in radio, again accidentally. I wasn't looking for this kind of work at all. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I think you can tell the human condition better through comedy.
I used to work, part time, in a deli, in those days when your parents made you work just so you should know what work was like. And you'd make 4, 5, 6, ten dollars. Time ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I work with Garry no matter what. What I wanted to keep going was the streak. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I'm a parent, especially when you've had the intense parenting the way I had. It's all in the bank. It's all in the great experience bank. Those are your secrets. That's the stuff that makes your work rich, that's what you dip into. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I'm attracted to pathos, because life is mostly pathos. I've had a lot of it in my life. Life
I've dodged bullets but there's no scandal in my life. Life
On those, I've said it before, I work free. It's the waiting they pay me for. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Pretty Woman was the easiest job I've ever done. I just wore the right toupee.
Sometimes I just walk through; I just show up, as in The Other Sister.
The fact that that's the difference between Mexicans and Cubans is pronounced. It's so immediately recognizable, the way a Cuban speaks, the way a Cuban moves the hands.
Which reminds me of a fortune cookie: you often find your destiny on the path you take to avoid it.
Yes, and it's my third movie with Richard. American Gigolo was my first.
You can trust a Neil Simon script. Every dot. Every dash; that pause means something. He takes all the jokes out, practically. Trust
You know, a low budget, you have to work harder. You have to plan well; you don't have much time to rehearse. Time ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
You're at the top of your game if you do comedy.

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